Custom Made Print, collage and drawing of two girls and their mother in book with vintage family photo and ephemera from Paris (tickets), artwork by Els Vlieger

Portrait of Hannie and her daughters

© Els Vlieger Portrait of Hannie and her daughters This piece was commissioned by Irene, the little girl on the left, to commemorate her beloved mother Hannie. In the photo from the late 1970s, taken in Normandy, we see her older sister and mother next to her. Hannie was a French teacher and a great …

Detail portrait of a young couple, illustration by Els Vlieger

Portrait of Chiel and Isis with Loekie

© Els Vlieger Portrait of Isis and Chiel with Loekie This portrait of a young couple was commissioned for the 25th birthday of the young man depicted. The (unfortunately deceased) beloved long-haired collie could not be missed and was given a place in the foreground. I always enjoy making small and personal references to things …

Custom made portraits (details), printed, illustrated by Els Vlieger

Portraits of Marjo’s parents

© Els Vlieger Portraits of Marjo’s parents When Marjo commissioned these two artworks of her parents she sent me a few cute photos and told me about how they met and lived. I love the way her charming photos tell a story of their own and come alive with the new illustrations. Interested to get …

Detail of a portrait of Lotte, a smiley young lady walking in a landscape filled with flowers and birds, illustrated by Els Vlieger

Portrait of Lotte

© Els Vlieger Portrait of Lotte This sweet portrait of a lovely lady was commissioned by her parents as a gift for her 18th birthday. Lotte loves hiking and volunteered as a ‘Young Hero’, so I included these elements in the playful artwork. A funny bird sneaked into the background. If you like to have …

Portrait of Maaike and Valentino sitting under a tree, illustrated by Els Vlieger

Portrait of Maaike and Valentino

© Els Vlieger Portrait of Maaike and Valentino Portrait of a super cute couple. The art print of the illustration was a birthday present. I think it’s such a fun way to say: I love you! And a sweet keepsake from the way they met.Thank you, Maaike, for the fun commission! Custom made print of …

Danielle riding her Solex bike

© Els Vlieger Danielle riding her Solex bike Carefree cruising Zeeland’s flat and sunny landscape on a Solex bike: who doesn’t want to be like Danielle? This artwork was commissioned by the lady’s husband and well received as her birthday present. Custom made print of an ink and watercolour drawing. Contact me for custom made artwork. …

Custom Made Print, collage and drawing of two girls and their pets in book with vintage family photos, artwork by Els Vlieger

Portrait of two little sisters

© Els Vlieger Portrait of two little sisters This portrait in the style of the 100 days project was the second commission by Isabelle, my favourite French client. She researched her family history and ordered two artworks in which her paternal and -with this new one-her maternal family starred.  The girls depicted in the drawing are Isabelle’s …

Custom Made Print, collage and drawing of a girl and her grandfather in book with vintage family photos, artwork by Els Vlieger

Portrait of Isabelle and her great-grandfather

© Els Vlieger Portrait of Isabelle and her great-grandfather This portrait in the style of the 100 days project was commissioned by a lovely French lady, who wanted to include four generations of her paternal family. Later on she commissioned a second artwork with family members of her maternal family. In this work Isabelle is …